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March 01, 2024

Cobb County Sheriff Deputies Apprehend Suspect After Barricaded Standoff

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March 1, 2024                                                                           


Cobb County Sheriff Deputies Apprehend Suspect After Barricaded Standoff


AUSTELL, GA – On Thursday, Feb. 29 at 3:51pm, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Domestic Violence Unit went to 7266 Silverton Trail to serve a Temporary Protective Order (TPO) to a female suspect. When the deputies arrived to serve the order, the suspect ran within the house, barricaded herself in an upstairs bedroom and stated that she had a gun and would shoot the deputies. At 4:29pm, CCSO Domestic Violence Unit called for backup from specialized units (F.A.S.T., K-9, S.W.A.T.) and Cobb Police Department responded to the scene. 


After several attempts from sheriff’s deputies to call the suspect out of the bedroom, an arrest warrant was obtained, and deputies breached the door and apprehended the suspect.


“Great job by all involved to safely take this person into custody without her getting harmed and knowing her mental condition,” Cobb County Sheriff Craig D. Owens, Sr.


The suspect was transported to the hospital and was evaluated by medical personnel. She was released to the custody of the CCSO Domestic Violence Unit and transported to the Cobb County Adult Detention Facility. She will be evaluated by mental health staff for further observation. 



About the Cobb County Sheriff's Office: The Cobb County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency that executes a broad range of services which include but are not limited to Jail Operations, Court Security, Criminal Warrant Execution, Civil Process Service, Mental Health Transports, Forgery/Fraud Investigation, and Fugitive Investigation and Apprehension. Sheriff Craig Owens took over the office on Jan. 1, 2021, and leads a staff of more than 800 deputies and civilians. Under his leadership, the Sheriff’s Office has the most diverse command staff in its nearly 200-year history and is on the path to becoming the best law enforcement agency in the State of Georgia. To learn more about the Cobb County Sheriff's Office, visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Download the Cobb County Sheriff's Office App!